E-books available from the WCC computer network
ProQuest Ebook Central

About 200 titles of ebooks available for download in pdf, chapter by chapter, and about 11'000 titles in the field of religion and theology can be read online only (without download of pdf), on the WCC computer network.


The Open Access Digital Theological Library offers more than 180'000 books in religious studies and related disciplines from publisher websites, institutional repositories, scholarly societies, archives, and stable public domain collections. Freely available for download.

Oxford Handbooks Online

Full text of more than 30 Oxford Handbooks Online in the field of the religion studies available from the WCC computer network.

Oxford Handbook of Ecumenical Studies

Edited by Geoffrey Wainwright and Paul McPartlan, this handbook is currently in development, with individual articles  publishing online in advance of print publication. The table of contents will continue to grow as additional articles pass through the review process.

World Christian Encyclopedia Online (Brill)

This online version of the 3rd edition of the "World Christian Encyclopedia" documents the changing status of World Christianity over the past 120 years from historical and social scientific perspectives.

Core bibliography on Ecumenism and World Christianity

Selected List of Bibliographical Resources for Theological Education and Ecumenical Research, compiled by WCC Programme on Ecumenical Theological Education (03.08.2010)